A Closer Look at Sun's Colorado Data Center

Sun Microsystems’ consolidation into a new data center in Broomfield, Colorado has gotten quite a bit of attention this week. Sun has posted a series of videos with additional information about the consolidation project and the new facility. In this video, engineers describe how Sun used a modular design approach to adapt to challenges with the new building, along with some of the decisions on energy and cooling capacity. This video runs 8 minutes and 30 seconds.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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